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Income/capita 39%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 43%
IndexWauchulaFloridaNational
Income per capita$18,154$27,598$29,829
Median household income$35,583$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,426$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,826$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$25,827$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wauchula is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wauchula is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wauchula is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wauchula is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,719$35,583$71,166
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Wauchula median earnings by income bracket

      Wauchula employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.6%19.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services21.5%1.7%
      Public administration11.5%8.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%13.0%
      Education, health & social services3.6%44.3%
      Other45.3%24.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Green, FL146$66,75021%
      Limestone, FL112$60,4179%
      Fort Green Springs, FL390$46,86015%
      Gardner, FL288$35,46936%
      Bowling Green, FL2,897$31,18444%
      Wauchula, FL4,883$35,58336%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cicero, IN4,883$64,12716%
      Sultan, WA4,887$61,94812%
      Franklin, NJ4,888$54,4812%
      Olympia Fields, IL4,888$96,37774%
      Forestdale, MA4,888$93,80070%
      Wauchula, FL4,883$35,58336%
      Source: The Wauchula, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).